I Wish I Had Made Better Choices When I Was Young

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    When I left for college I was sooooo happy to be away from my over protective parents, I thought I would never go back. I didn't call for 6months after I left. I remeber my mom calling to remind me I have a fam.  Anyway I was so crazy. I stayed out all night and was a...
    Jaharri Jaharri
    1 Response Dec 27, 2008

    Think The Biggest Mistake

    was joining the US Navy i should have never have done that i should have taken my wife and moved to canada like many other kids did we were not 18 yet it would have been easy to have takn our money we had and made the move and started life up there then my wife would not be...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Dec 1, 2011


    i remember when i was 4yo. i stuck a crayon up my nose... my mom tried to get it out but she couldn't.. she ended up having me to the ER.. i didn't cry at all and the doctor assisted by many nurses pulled it out in two secs... from then on i didn't do it again...
    SuperPiggyPikachu SuperPiggyPikachu
    5 Responses Jun 26, 2012

    My Top Regrets

    1. I would have stayed in shape, never would have let myself go.2. I would have tried harder in school.3. I would have changed my major in college.4. I would have moved far away from Tennessee as soon as I could drive.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2011

    Should Have Listened To My Inner Voice

    Instead of listening to other people..i should have trusted my own gut and taken the courses i wanted to take. Who knows where life would have led me...but...they say that we chart our own path..so i guess i am exactly where i should be.....
    prettyinpink prettyinpink
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2011

    Life Is A Never Ending Series Of Choices

    I think that life is a never ending series of choices some of them good some of them bad some of are mediocre LOL and some not so good and some not so bad and I think some of the choices that we make in life come back to haunt us that's for sure the choices that we make when we...
    topdog1109 topdog1109
    46-50, M
    Sep 23, 2012

    Biggest Mistake of My Like

     Started smoking my moms salem 100s at 11yrs old and smoked various types of cigs for half my life. It's pretty much the only thing I wish I could take back. Biggest mistake of my life and I know not smoking now is an improvement but I know some of that damage is not going...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    Dec 30, 2008

    My Drama In Life... Yay!

    My life is sooo boring...... I'm stuck in doing the same things over and over while my life passes me by, since high school i went through in the same motion... I only have few friends.. I'm always lonely and I have nothing to look up to in my life... I want to sell my soul to...
    SuperPiggyPikachu SuperPiggyPikachu
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

    So Many Wrong Turns

    I guess with mistakes, there comes lessons. But some mistakes I wish I never had made. One thing is, I've always been over-trusting, bright-eyed, and naive! I had let people use me, not realizing it, until I found myself broke and tired. If I could change my one of my mistakes...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 27, 2008

    Falling Behind

    maybe this is the wrong group I quit my job I don't get along with anyone, I don't trust people I'm done for I didn't make it into grad school. I could never seem to get ahead in life
    Mitchweldon Mitchweldon
    26-30, M
    Jun 4, 2012
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